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Beatty's foot comes out clean

Will Beatty shares a laugh with Osi Umenyiora

Will Beatty shares a laugh with Osi Umenyiora as they watch practice from the sidelines during training camp at the Timex Performance Center. (Aug. 16, 2011) Photo Credit: Joe Epstein

Finally, some good injury news. Starting left tackle Will Beatty had to have his foot x-rayed at halftime. Last year he missed seven weeks with a fractured bone in his foot, but this time the x-rays were negative.

"The foot feels pretty good," Beatty said. "It's just playing on this turf, had the new shoes on a just not really playing out there in the offseason and all of that. Just spatting my foot up. It's good."

The Giants practice primarily on natural grass, which is a softer surface that the FieldTurf at New Meadowlands Stadium.

"The x-rays were clean," he said. "We were just making sure."

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